Summer 2017

X-Risks and Human Destiny

David Hulme

In an age when human survival seems to be hanging in the balance, cosmologist Martin Rees speculates on our collective future.


Winter 2017

The Death of the Frog

Donald Winchester

Around the world, whole species of amphibians are dying. And it all may have started with a human pregnancy test.

Fall 2016

The Mystery of Life

Ramesh Patel

Science and the Bible agree on fundamental aspects of what makes life possible. Uncovering its origin and purpose by scientific means has proven more challenging.

Summer 2016

Want to Change Your DNA?

Dan Cloer

Biochemist Jennifer Doudna talks to Vision’s Dan Cloer about a genetic-engineering breakthrough that has profound implications for biology and medicine.


quantum theory science and religion

Fall 2015

A Quantum Leap of Faith

Dan Cloer

Quantum theory is beyond the grasp of most of us. Even physicists struggle to make sense of things that common sense suggests are impossible. Why, then, is faith in science seen as rational while faith in God is not?

Hello, Is Anybody Out There?

September 10, 2015

Hello, Is Anybody Out There?

Dan Cloer

As initiatives are made to communicate with life beyond Earth, will we finally get the message that has always been available to us?

meaning of life

Spring 2015

The Meaning of Life

Dan Cloer

Is modern science giving us better insight into who and what we are and why we exist? Vision reviews three books that explore the meaning of life.

Nurture and Nature: Ecological Issues

Winter 2015

Nurture and Nature of Another Kind

David Hulme

Humanity has gone from nurturing nature to destroying our only home. Is restoration of the earth still possible? From where and how can it come?